Surgical Tips for Performing Open Fasciotomies for Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome of the Leg

Research Paper Title Surgical Tips for Performing Open Fasciotomies for Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome of the Leg. Abstract Chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS) of the leg is a debilitating condition that has previously been characterised in athletes and military personnel. The results of surgical management in these patient populations have previously been published with inconsistencies… Read More

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Evaluating the Effectiveness of Foot Fasciotomies in Foot & Ankle Trauma

Research Paper Title Effectiveness of foot fasciotomies in foot and ankle trauma. Background Foot compartment syndrome (FCS) has been reported to cause neuropathic pain, claw or hammer toes, and motor and sensory disturbances. The optimal treatment of FCS is controversial. The purpose of this study was to determine if foot fasciotomies improve patient outcomes in… Read More

Post-surgical Rehabilitation following Fasciotomies for Bilateral CECS in a Special Forces Soldier: A Case Report

Research Paper Title Post-surgical Rehabilitation following Fasciotomies for Bilateral Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome in a Special Forces Soldier: A Case Report. Background The aetiology of Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome (CECS) is still unclear. The most commonly accepted theory suggests that it is a transient but debilitating process where there is an abnormally increased intracompartmental pressure… Read More